- College search made simple.
Dismiss notification

Interested in this school?

Please type at least the first 4 letters of the school name.

Southwestern Illinois College Tuition & Costs

Your Estimated Price

$18,640 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$8,484 tuition
$8,516 off campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$140 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)

$22,532 Annual Cost to Attend

Cost Breakdown
$12,376 tuition
$8,516 off campus room & board
$1,500 books and supplies
$140 fees
(Based on stats from 2013/2014)
Estimated Net Price
Get Your Estimated Cost

Colleges like Southwestern Illinois College are working hard to make tuition affordable to deserving students.

Use our tool to get a quick guess about your actual costs and links to tools to get an even better estimate directly form the college.

Average Aid

$3,292 Annual Institutional Aid

Average Aid
61% of students receive aid
44% get federal aid ($4,178 avg)
10% get state aid ($1,002 avg)
14% get institn'l aid ($3,292 avg)
28% get loans ($3,381 avg)

Tuition Trends

Historical Tuition and Fees, with Projected Future Amounts

Future projections are based on past four years' data averaging 12.5% annual change in in-state tuition and fees and 8.26% change in out-of-state tuition and fees. Amounts shown are estimates only and not guaranteed. For a better estimate, contact the college directly.

Financial Aid

Annual Aid Awarded
Average Amount Percent Awarded
Grant or Scholarship Aid $4,445 54%
Federal Grant Aid $4,178 44%
Pell Grants $4,064 43%
Other Federal Grants $827 7%
Institution Grant Aid $3,292 14%
State Grant Aid $1,002 10%
Student Loans $3,381 28%
Federal Loans $3,382 28%
Other Loans $3,279 0%

Merit Aid Available

No known Merit Aid available.

Your best bet is to reach out to this school directly to request more information.

If you know something about merit aid this school, please let us know.

Financial Aid Timeline
Financial aid priority deadline: May 31
Financial aid deadline: May 31
College will notify student of financial aid decisions on or about: -
Student must reply to financial aid decision by: -
Does Southwestern Illinois College offer...
Tuition Payment Plan? Yes
Financial Aid Contact Info
2500 Carlyle Ave
Belleville, IL 62221-5899
(618) 235-2700
Costs Per Credit Hour
In State $303
Out of State $442


Student Responses to Review Topic: Bang for the buck
  • 5
  • Chris from Waterloo
  • May-19-2015 I am a current student here

    It should be no shocker that SWIC is a community college, so its cost of tuition is fairly low compared to other colleges.

    Read More
  • 5
  • Khalil from EAST SAINT LOUIS, IL
  • Oct-07-2013 I am a current student here

    To get your bang for the buck, try not to use up all of your scholarship and financial expense money because the tuition here is very cheap.

    Read More
  • 5
  • Amanda from Waterloo, IL
  • Sep-12-2013 I am a past student here

    Financially, choosing to attend a community college for my first two years of higher education was genius. I received several scholarships, and ended up going free of charge- textbooks and all! SWIC offers so many scholarships, and it is so easy to apply- why wouldn't you check it out?

    Read More
  • 5
  • Morgan from Belleville, IL
  • Jul-26-2013 I am a past student here

    It is completely affordable. They also offer financial aid like it's going out of style. There is a scholarship which gives you a free ride, not including books, if you're in the top ten percent of your high school class. The money is defiantly worth the education. There were many stimulating classes and quality teachers.

    Read More